How to reset your Canon printer for PG-240XL CL-241XL cartridges?

Canon PG-240XL and CL-241XL ink cartridges are color ink cartridges designed by Canon for select PIXMA printers. To provide clear, smudge-proof printing, Canon uses FINE (Full Lithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) technology. Want to learn more? Read on. Here’s how to reset your Canon printer for PG-240XL CL-241XL cartridges.

Canon PG-240XL CL-241XL ink cartridges

Canon PG-240XL CL-241XL refurbished ink cartridge is the result of refurbishing the ink cartridge after completely exhausting the ink to avoid insufficient ink. In this sense, the recycling partner collects the Canon PG-240XL, CL-241XL ink cartridges and sends them to the recycling center. In this facility, each ink cartridge will be disassembled and inspected according to the time of arrival to check for damage to parts. And in addition, they inspect for any leaks and clogged print head nozzles.

Treatment of used Canon parts

Worn parts will be repaired or replaced. Next, a higher quality ink formula will be injected into the cartridge to reach its maximum capacity. After filling the ink cartridge, a quality assurance test will be performed to test its performance, print quality and page yield. This is what recyclers do on a daily basis at the recycling center.

Canon Ink Cartridge Reset

Printer manufacturers do their best to ensure that recycled ink cartridges do not work well with printers. They do this to maintain large sales revenues. Therefore, after installing the remanufactured ink cartridge in the printer, if you see an error message that the ink is low or the printer refuses to print, don’t panic, as these errors are common in remanufactured ink cartridges. Simply follow the steps below to reset the printer. You can reset it in two ways. The first is to reset it directly from the printer. Another method is to reset via a computer.

How to reset your Canon printer from the printer

  • When you first install canon ink cartridges, the lights on the color and black ink cartridges may be on or flashing. At this point, if you try to print or copy, the printer will not work.
  • Press and hold the STOP / RESET button for at least 5 seconds.
  • After releasing the button, you will hear a sound indicating that the machine is being reset. Afterwards, the printer may print blank pages at this time.
  • You can copy or print immediately. So, the lights on the color and black ink cartridges may continue to glow or flash, but this will not affect the operation of the machine. Ignore the lights.

 

How to reset your Canon printer from the computer

  • After installing the canon ink cartridge for the first time, when you try to print from the computer, the following message « Unable to recognize the ink cartridge » will appear first. So, this is the same message when you install the original OEM cartridge.
  • Click OK. The printer will try to print, then the following message will appear. « Unable to print »
  • Now click on « Cancel printing ».
  • Press the STOP / RESET button and hold it down for at least 5 seconds.
  • Then, after releasing the button, you will hear a sound indicating that the machine is being reset. So the machine can print blank pages at this time.
  • You can continue to try to print again. Then the printer should work. The lights on the color and black ink cartridges may continue to glow or flash, but this will not affect the operation of the machine. Ignore the lights.

 

How do you reset your Canon printer for PG-240XL CL-241XL cartridges?
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